Pfizer

Destinations

ScoMo says Pfizer deal with UK a “game-changer” for Australia’s reopening plan

At least the PM had something to cheer about over the weekend after his beloved Sharkies failed to make the NRL finals.

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Destinations

Will your clients need a COVID booster shot to travel overseas?

by Ali Coulton

Two European countries have already put an “expiration date” on vaccine certificates for overseas travellers, meaning some travellers will need a top-up jab.

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Aviation

Qantas and Jetstar to make COVID-19 jab mandatory for all staff

The national carrier said three-quarters of its employees support the move and would be concerned if their colleagues weren’t vaccinated. Naturally, the TWU is furious.

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Tourism

New data reveals the COVID jab that will get you the most stamps on your vaccine passport

When it comes to international travel, it’s becoming clear that not all COVID-19 vaccines are created equal. However, this new data might just surprise you.

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Aviation

Singapore Airlines couriers first batch of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to Australia

The carrier has lent a hand (or in this case, a wing) to Australia for its highly-anticipated vaccine rollout.

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Tourism

Australia’s Chief Medical Officer warns border restrictions “to continue for some time” despite COVID-19 vaccine rollout

by Huntley Mitchell

With all the hype around the accelerated rollout of a coronavirus vaccine, Paul Kelly has provided a realistic take on what to expect.

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Australia stands firm on vaccine release date as US gives Pfizer emergency approval

Does anyone else feel as though they are being jabbed in the arm with a needle every time they read the word ‘vaccine’? Or is that a special talent only inflicted on Travel Weekly’s deputy editor?

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“V-day” in the UK: 90-year-old receives first official Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Margaret Keenan, who turns 91 next week, was the first person to officially receive the vaccine at her local hospital in Coventry.

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Tourism

Australia responds to the UK’s emergency approval of Pfizer vaccine

While the UK might be getting the jab as early as next week, the Australian government is holding fast to its original roll-out schedule.

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Aviation

COVID-19 vaccine will be compulsory for Qantas’ international passengers, says Joyce

Meanwhile, the AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccine candidates are making progress, with one reporting more efficacy results and the other pushing for an early release.

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Pfizer’s 90 per cent effective COVID vaccine could be available for Aussies next year

by Ali Coulton

Tell your clients to start planning now, because international travel may be about to become much easier, with Aussies expected to get a vaccine next year.

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